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Bluffton PD charges suspect with murder, attempted murder

Thomas Bush, 29. (Source: Bluffton PD) Thomas Bush, 29. (Source: Bluffton PD)
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BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) -

The Bluffton Police Department is investigating after responding to a fatal shooting at Goethe and Shults Roads on Friday night around 11:40 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims suffering from gun shot wounds. 20-year-old Roy Leon Hamilton was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other victim was airlifted to the hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

Hamilton's body was sent to the Medical University of South Carolina for an autopsy.

After speaking to witnesses, investigators were able to locate 29-year-old Thomas Bush as a suspect, who was arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Bluffton Police urges anyone with information on this case to call Detective David Murphy at 843.706.4513, or the department’s Tip Hotline at 843.706.4560.

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